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Fatal Charades: Roman Executions Staged as Mythological Enactments *
Tertullian, illustrating the sacrilegious nature of pagan religion, records that in an auditorium he saw a person being burned to death in the role of Hercules and another being castrated as Attis;Expand
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Launching into History: Aquatic Displays in the Early Empire
Dio devotes almost an entire chapter to the aquatic displays forming part of Titus' one hundred days of spectacles to celebrate the inauguration in A.D. 80 of the Flavian Amphitheatre (which he callsExpand
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Statius: Silvae IV
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Missio at Halicarnassus
IN 1846 Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe presented the British Museum with a slab of coarse-grained marble from Halicarnassus that had in turn been presented to him by H. I. M. Abdul Medjid (fig. 1).1Expand
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Tiresias the Judge: Ovid, Metamorphoses 3.322–38
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Stones In The Forest: Epigraphic Allusion In The Silvae
In occasional poetry such as the Silvae , which commemorate the triumphs and sorrows of daily life, it would be natural to expect inscriptions to feature prominently; but they do not, perhapsExpand
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M. Valerii Martialis Liber Spectaculorum
GENERAL INTRODUCTION SIGLA TEXT, TRANSLATION, AND COMMENTARY APPENDIX: THE SOURCE OF THE NILE
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